COMMISSION ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: The Intersessional meeting for the CSD, which will address preparations for the Special Session of the UN General Assembly, will convene from 24 February-7 March 1997 in New York. CSD-5 is scheduled for 7-25 April 1997. For more information on the CSD, contact: Andrey Vasilyev, UN Division for Sustainable Development, tel: +1-212-963-5949; fax: +1-212- 963-4260; e-mail: email@example.com. Also visit the UN Department for Policy Coordination and Sustainable Development (DPCSD) Home Page at http://www.un.org/DPCSD.
SPECIAL SESSION OF THE UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY: The Special Session of the UN General Assembly is scheduled for 23-27 June 1997. The session will review progress in implementing the UNCED agreements since the 1992 Earth Summit. For more information, contact: Andrey Vasilyev, UN Division for Sustainable Development, tel: +1-212-963-5949; fax: +1-212-963-4260; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Also visit the UN Department for Policy Coordination and Sustainable Development (DPCSD) Home Page for the Special Session at http://www.un.org/dpcsd/earthsummit/.
INTERNATIONAL MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE ON BIODIVERSITY AND SUSTAINABLE TOURISM: An international ministerial conference on biodiversity and sustainable tourism will be held from 6-8 March 1997 in Berlin, Germany. For more information, contact: Marc Auer, Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, P.O. Box 120629, D-53048, Bonn, Germany, tel: +49- 228-305-2615; fax: +49-228-305-2694.
FORESTS FOR LIFE CONFERENCE: The World Wildlife Fund is organizing a conference on forests and certification between 8-10 May 1997 in San Francisco, California. For more information, contact: Dominick DellaSala, WWF-US, 1250 24th Street NW, Washington DC 20037-1175, tel: +1-202-822-3465; fax: +1-202-887-5293; e-mail: DellaSalaemail@example.com.
FIFTEENTH COMMONWEALTH FORESTRY CONFERENCE: The 15th Commonwealth Forestry Conference is scheduled for 12-17 May 1997 in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. For more information, contact: Peter Gondo, Zimbabwe Forestry Commission, P.O. Box HG 139, Highlands, Harare, Zimbabwe; tel: +263-14-49-8430; fax: +263-14-49-7066.
TWENTY-FIRST SESSION OF THE INTERNATIONAL TROPICAL TIMBER COUNCIL: The 21st Session of the International Tropical Timber Council will convene from 21-30 May 1997 in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. For more information, contact: ITTO Secretariat, International Organization Centre, Pacifico-Yokohama 220, Japan, tel: +81-45-223-1111; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
BIODIVERSITY IN MANAGED FORESTS CONCEPTS AND SOLUTIONS CONFERENCE: A conference on Biodiversity in Managed Forests will take place from 29-31 May in Uppsala, Sweden. For more information, contact: Carl Henrik Palm�r, SkogForsk, Glunten S-75183, Uppsala, Sweden, tel: +46 18-18-85-32; fax: +46 18-18- 86-00; e-mail: email@example.com.
GLOBAL BIODIVERSITY FORUM: A Global Biodiversity Forum is tentatively scheduled for June 1997 in Harare, Zimbabwe. For more information, contact: Jeffrey McNeely, IUCN World Headquarters, Rue Mauverney 28, CH-1196 Gland, Switzerland, tel: +4122-999-0284; fax: +4122-999-0025; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
CONFERENCE ON FUTURE FOREST POLICY: A conference on Future Forest Policy in Europe will take place between 15-18 June 1997 in Joensuu, Finland. For more information, contact: Brita Pajari, tel: +358-13-252-223; fax: +358-13-124-393; e- mail: email@example.com.
ELEVENTH WORLD FORESTRY CONGRESS: The Eleventh World Forestry Congress will be held from 13-22 October 1997 in Antalya, Turkey. For more information, contact: Luis Santiago Botero, FAO Forestry Department, Via delle
Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy, tel: +396-522-55088; fax: +396-522-5215; e- mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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